The Bottom Line: Shred your shredders!

The Bottom Line: Shred your shredders!

  Many small to mid-size businesses think they can shred their documents “in-house” with a basic office shredder.  You probably already know and understand the importance of shredding confidential information, but do you realize that shredding in-house is actually putting your business at risk? There are some clear advantages to outsourcing your business’s shredding to a […]

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The Bottom Line:  Your business’s record storage should be efficient, cost-effective, compliant, and secure!

The Bottom Line:  Your business’s record storage should be efficient, cost-effective, compliant, and secure!

When looking at your business’s current records management procedures, there are 3 main questions to ask…Many small-to-mid size businesses feel that record storage is an area of their business that they can manage on their own. The total costs involved with doing this are often overlooked. Using your own employees and your own storage space […]

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The Bottom Line:  Your old hard drive isn’t safe unless it’s properly destroyed.

The Bottom Line:  Your old hard drive isn’t safe unless it’s properly destroyed.

 Oftentimes businesses and their employees think that if they simply delete their confidential electronic files, reformat or restore their devices to original settings, or recycle them, that no one will have access to them. It’s even seen on TV and in the movies where people will use a strong magnet to clear devices. But does […]

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The Bottom Line:  Not just documents, products too can put your company at risk!

The Bottom Line:  Not just documents, products too can put your company at risk!

Have you ever wondered what happens to old employee uniforms, company badges, excess promotional products, prototypes, and other items that bear company logos and/or personal information? If items like these aren’t disposed of properly, your company’s security can be at risk. Simply discarding your products is often not enough. Discarding your products in the regular […]

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The Bottom Line: HIPAA COMPLIANCE IN 3 SIMPLE STEPS

The Bottom Line: HIPAA COMPLIANCE IN 3 SIMPLE STEPS

Compliance is a term that gets thrown around a lot, but what does it really mean?  As a business owner, you need to know and understand the rules and regulations of running a business in your particular industry. Compliance refers to all of the federal, state, and local rules and regulations required to keep your business in good […]

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THE BOTTOM LINE: U.S. Small Businesses have a BIG impact on your Life!

THE BOTTOM LINE: U.S. Small Businesses have a BIG impact on your Life!

Every major company was once a small business. Consider the garage days for the founders of Microsoft and Apple. “You need a lot of passion for what you’re doing because it’s so hard,” Steve Jobs once said. “Without passion, any rational person would give up.” (Quote link) Some interesting facts about U.S. Small Businesses: There are […]

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